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    Dec 01, 2021  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT-408 The Idea of America in European Political Thought: 1492-Present (3)


From the “discovery” of America until today; this course examines what America has meant to thinkers from the Old World. It includes Columbus’ discovery; views of the Indians; the Enlightenment’s idealization of America as nature; reactions to the American Revolution; twentieth-century critiques of America as overly technological; and reactions to 9/11 Crosslist: GOVT-608 . Prerequisite: GOVT-105 . Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.